Category Archives: Inclusive Leadership skills

Accompaniment

Submitted by Katie Sayers

(Katie is an experienced Inclusive Leader, a member of the ILC, a yoga instructor, and brand new Mom!)

As we each lead by example in our own lives, I invite us to continue to act with intention as we consider whom we can accompany along a path of service, in building inclusive and vibrant communities.

As Inclusive Leaders, we are the advocates of this world embracing vision.  It is up to us to take action and to share what we know so deeply in our hearts to be such valuable skills, and knowledge.  With an awareness of our own network of family, friends, colleagues, co-workers, and neighbors, we each consider whom we can extend an invitation to participate in building skills for connecting with differences as strengths. Continue reading

How Much Good Can A Person Do Within Systems Set Up to Oppress People?

From Linda Hill’s facebook conversations with Stanley Daniels, and Janice M.

I received this meme from Inclusive Leader Stanley Daniels today: “When people ask ‘What do you do?’ Answer: ‘Whatever it takes.’

As I was reflecting on that message, I received this quote from Janice M: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead).

Then as I read their facebook contributions further, I realized that both Stanley and Janice were asking the same question which Stanley stated very clearly:

“How much good can a person do within systems set up to oppress people?”

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Is It Possible To Make a Positive Difference in Our Troubled World?

Submitted by Linda Hill

Your Mission Possible (should you choose to accept it) is to sign up to Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential online.  Your online mission (should you choose to accept it) will begin as soon as you sign up.

Once you sign up, your Mission Possible (should you decide to accept it) for the next 4-8 weeks will be to travel through all four corners of the field of Inclusive Leadership, making many discoveries about how you can make a difference in the world by living, learning and leading more inclusively in your diverse communities. 
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Our Amazing Online Quest to Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential!

Submitted by Linda Hill

This is so exciting to be welcoming champions of diversity and inclusion from around the world to our online quest to Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential!

We are very proud to have created a meaningful participatory, interactive online guided expedition for champions of diversity and inclusion that is flexible,  self-paced and easily accessible from anywhere in the world at any time via your computer. Click on this link for details.

Now we are reaching out to you for help with inviting champions of diversity and inclusion to participate. One of the first things Inclusive Leaders learn is that people from diverse backgrounds do not gather together automatically. Bringing diverse groups together involves extensive personalized word of mouth networking. We hope you will show up in this online quest and enrich our global online learning community with your diverse gifts. We hope you will invite others to show up with you. Please personally invite your colleagues, students, allies, friends and family to discover our online course. Please share this post with your email and social media contacts. With your help, emerging and experienced leaders from around the world will discover this amazing online guided expedition to Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential.
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Inclusive Leadership Adventures: Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging!

What if we could shift away from viewing differences as problems? What if we could appreciate the magnificent diversity within all living beings as gifts that enrich our families, schools, communities and the world? What if we could live, learn and lead more inclusively in our diverse communities? These questions guided our Inclusive Leadership Adventure on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada April 12 to 14, 2019. You are invited to scroll down to read the full photo-story. Pictures say thousands of words.

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Changing the World From the Inside Out

Submitted by Obinna Echendu

My name is Obinna Echendu, I am a social entrepreneur interested in tackling poverty, and I hale from Lagos, Nigeria. I have been passionately driven by the ambitious dream to end poverty or reduce it drastically in Africa. Poverty is a wicked problem that leads to other problems like hunger, illiteracy, corruption and a broad range of other issues highlighted in the UN SDG agenda 2030. My childhood experiences helped me realize that there is a huge economic and opportunity gap that exists between the haves and the have-nots. Poverty almost cost me my education, until one of my early days volunteering service motivated me to solve this challenge. My major work in the past years has been focusing on helping to tackle poverty in-person and through technology across south-west Nigeria. I am finding the Inclusive Leadership Co-operative’s online journey “Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential” to be a mind-blowing opportunity to acquire new Inclusive Leadership skills, while improving on the skills that I brought with me to this course.

I have adapted a famous story I heard about ten years ago in ways that may be very instructive to all Inclusive Leaders. Continue reading

Inclusive Leaders Stand Up For Cyber-Safety

submitted by Linda Hill

On February 27 Pink Shirt Day in 2019,  Inclusive Leader Valerie Townsend and I facilitated a Win-Win Quiz Show in the Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island BC about preventing and stopping cyberbullying. Congratulations to all the teams from Clements Centre who shared so many great answers. These tips that we researched and discussed about how to stand up for Cyber-Safety will be helpful to Inclusive Leaders everywhere.

Clements Centre is a bully-free zone every day of the year

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